Homelessness
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8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:13pm.

videoAn 8-year-old girl has taken her school assigned community service and gone above and beyond. She is taking it upon herself to help out the homeless in the Port City.

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Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 8:19am.

Good Shepherd Center, located at 811 Martin Street in Wilmington, serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for members of the Cape Fear community. Each year, Good Shepherd provides approximately 85,000 meals to hungry individuals and families; shelters more than 900 homeless men, women, and children; and helps over 150 homeless individuals, including families, transition to housing.

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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 3:38pm.

video Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight. Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home.

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Organizers to discuss upcoming NAACP meeting
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 3:50am.

Organizers of a tour that focuses on people who are homeless, out of work or who are without health care, are holding a news conference to discuss details of a meeting scheduled for eastern North Carolina.

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ONLY ON 3: Homeless high school student raising awareness about problem many face
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 4:25pm.

video With graduation approaching, high school seniors are working on their final projects. A Wilmington girl's project hits close to home... or her lack thereof.

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Area organization helping the battle with homelessness
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/18/2009 - 5:09pm.

videoArea organizations that battle homelessness are getting a big chunk of money to help. The state stimulus funds will target two key areas; prevention and housing.

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From homeless, to head of the class
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:15pm.

videoThe pressures of college could make anyone think twice. For one student at Cape Fear Community College, pressure of everyday life added on top makes graduation day mean so much more.

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Fight homelessness, one quarter at a time
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/22/2009 - 3:58pm.

videoNew meters are popping up across Downtown Wilmington, but they're not for parking. They're part of the city's ten year plan to try to end chronic homelessness.

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